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Monastrell

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Calle Rafael Altamira, 7 | Hospes Amerigo Hotel, 03002 Alicante, Spain
+34 965 14 65 75
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This restaurant is at Hospes Amerigo
Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 205
    Excellent
  • 97
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gourmet food, nice setting and nice price

Having stayed in the adjoining Hospes Amerigo hotel (superb!), we took a late lunch at this restaurant before heading to the airport. Absolute cuisine - cherry gazpacho was delicious. Gourmet food, a mix of dishes expected on a Spanish menu but also some innovative ones too. Having read of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
nbason
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Belgium
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Having stayed in the adjoining Hospes Amerigo hotel (superb!), we took a late lunch at this restaurant before heading to the airport. Absolute cuisine - cherry gazpacho was delicious. Gourmet food, a mix of dishes expected on a Spanish menu but also some innovative ones too. Having read of awards for this restaurant, we anticipated a hefty bill but no,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We came here after friend's recommendation. It was fantastic. We ordered tasting menu and wine pacage. Food was excellent. Beautifuly plated looked like art :) Wine was well matched for food and well explained. Service was excellent. We managed to see chef walking around tables :) I will be happy to come back here.

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Gallarate, Lombardia, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

if you are in ALICANTE and you want to spend around 120 eur per person ( wine included ) stop in MONASTRELL RESTAURANT . you have 2 options : tapas place or restaurant place . ( I was in restaurant place ) . honestly it was a good experience , recommend . good service , plaisant place . original food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

All delicious, quality engredients, made with love, great friendly waiters with in depth knowledge of wine and food they are serving, cool shady area to eat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were staying in hotel and had researched restaurants in advance but didn't realise this was just in the courtyard of Hospes Amerigo, which was great when we needed to stagger up to our rooms after such a lovely meal. We opted for the tasting menu - and while I would not have chosen some of the courses personally (oyster... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Monastrell is a beautiful restaurant. There are different dining areas. The staff is attentive (but might be a little slow if you've got a larger group.) For Alicante, this is a very expensive restaurant with small portions, something the Spaniards are not known for. I made the mistake of taking a large group here that was very hungry and not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is the only one star Michelin restaurant in Alicante and can easily hold its place with any of the better restaurants in Europe. The room is quiet and slightly formal but the service combines the requisite Michelin stiff approach with genuine charm and friendliness. This personal approach is due the chef-patronne, Maria Jose San Roman who personally takes the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We booked this restaurant since it is the only star restaurant in Alicante. We had the full menu with wine pairing. Ask for a table outside when you make your reservation. Nice food, good wine, good ambience.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great atmosphere in the outside tapas bar. Seating in a calm area away from the busier street. Ordered the menu, fantastic gazpacho, excellent ham with carrots and orange plus some other tapas. Over all fun experience with menu ordering. However if being familiar with the dishes probably better to pick items you like. Very nice!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

One of the best restaurants my husband and I have had the pleasure to visit. The chef Maria took our order and as we wanted to sample so many of the dishes on the menu happily offered to create our own personalised tasting menu! The food was truly delicious, wonderfully presented and true to its roots using the freshest local... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Rafael Altamira, 7 | Hospes Amerigo Hotel, 03002 Alicante, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Alicante Province  >  Costa Blanca  >  Alicante
  • Phone Number: +34 965 14 65 75

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?